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John Glenn 50th Anniversary Retro

STS-95 Payload Specialist John H. Glenn Jr., United States Senator from Ohio, reaches to embrace his wife, Annie, after landing at Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility aboard a T-38 jet on October 26, 1998. Behind the couple is the mate/demate device used to raise and lower the orbiter from its shuttle carrier aircraft during ferry operations. Glenn and other crew members flew into KSC to make final preparations for launch. Targeted for liftoff at 2 p.m. on October 29, 1998, the STS-95 mission includes research payloads such as the Spartan solar-observing deployable spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope Orbital Systems Test Platform, the International Extreme Ultraviolet Hitchhiker, as well as the SPACEHAB single module with experiments on space flight and the aging process. The mission is expected to last 8 days, 21 hours and 49 minutes, and return to KSC on November 7, 1998..Credit: NASA via CNP
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STS-95 Payload Specialist John H. Glenn Jr., United States Senator from Ohio, reaches to embrace his wife, Annie, after landing at Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility aboard a T-38 jet on October 26, 1998. Behind the couple is the mate/demate device used to raise and lower the orbiter from its shuttle carrier aircraft during ferry operations. Glenn and other crew members flew into KSC to make final preparations for launch. Targeted for liftoff at 2 p.m. on October 29, 1998, the...
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Filename: 102698Glenn-Arrival.jpg
From gallery: John Glenn 50th Anniversary Retro
Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 26 Oct 1998
Location: Cape Canaveral Florida United States of America
Credit: NASA via CNP
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